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NAMM 2017 – A Lot for Women this Year!

NAMM 2017 – A Lot for Women this Year!

I have been attending the NAMM show for years, way before it started exhibiting in Anaheim. And I have to admit that it has always seemed a testosterone-heavy event—very few women; mostly male engineers, male rockers, instrument manufacturers, and gear galore. My visit every year included a few booths that benefited […]

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 15:  A model walks the runway at the Meltem Ozbek show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Istanbul at Zorlu Center on October 15, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.  (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for IMG)

Designer Meltem Özbek Introduces “Lady Bird” for Spring/Summer 2017

During Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul, Turkey, October 15, 2017, at Zorlu Center, designer Meltem Özbek presented her Spring/Summer 2017 collection “Lady Bird,” which was inspired by tropical shades and exotic shapes. Meltem Özbek blends her latest collection with silk, denim, metallic fabrics, and an array of other textiles. Wispy […]

WELCOME TO THE MEN’S GROUP Movie Review

WELCOME TO THE MEN’S GROUP Movie Review

On August 11, 2016, I attended the screening of Welcome to the Men’s Group at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation in Los Angeles. With much anticipation I sat comfortably in the front row as the room filled with eager moviegoers. I interviewed actor Ali Saam, who plays the role of Mohammad, and […]

Book Launch and Interview – AMERICA’S SIMPLE SOLUTIONS: A VISIONARY’S BLUEPRINT FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Book Launch and Interview – AMERICA’S SIMPLE SOLUTIONS: A VISIONARY’S BLUEPRINT FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

American Rag’s CEO Mark Werts launched his new book America’s Simple Solutions: A Visionary’s Blueprint for a Better Tomorrow at the La Brea store on August 10, 2016.  It was an exciting evening with distinguished guests and many opportunities that evening to meet the author. This literary work exhibits the incredible insight into the unchanging issues […]

Parisian Painter Michael Stervinou – Artist and Creative Muse

Parisian Painter Michael Stervinou – Artist and Creative Muse

On Friday, July 29, 2016, I met and interviewed Parisian painter Michael Stervinou at the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival held at the city’s Modern Art Museum. We spoke about his involvement in one of the film, The One 3: Horror Sex Fashion, of which three of his paintings were used in a very unusual way. Dressed in a classic navy shirt and jacket, and topped with a whimsical leopard bowtie, Stervinou created his own fashion statement.